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Storm knocked out power to thousands across Central Virginia

Posted at 12:16 AM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-19 07:02:03-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Thousands of homes in Henrico County lost power Monday night after storms and heavy rain hit Central Virginia.

A little after midnight, Dominion Virginia Power reported more than 14,000 customers were without power. A majority of the outages happened in Henrico County.

As of 6:40 a.m., Dominion was reporting the following outages:

  • Chesterfield 350
  • Hanover 9
  • Henrico 460
  • Richmond City 2

Henrico County had some trees fall as a result of the storm, one in Chester knocked down a power line.

Dominion said on its website that they hoped to restore power by 6 a.m.

For more information and updates on Dominion outages click here.